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Jaguar F-Pace concept out and about gallery

Jaguar's F-Pace concept is test driven in the cold of Sweden.

Jaguar has been putting its first performance crossover through its paces before its official reveal in September.

First drive: New Ford SUV scales new heights

Ford's new Everest SUV is put through its paces by motoring journalists in a Thailand jungle.

New Ford Everest SUV does admirable job in hairy conditions in mountain jungle country in Thailand.

Spy shot reveals new Mitsubishi

A spy shot of the all-new Mitsubishi Challenger.

Amateur spy shots taken in Thailand have revealed the all-new Mitsubishi Challenger well ahead of its scheduled debut.

Ford's new Everest SUV won't be cheap in NZ

Ford's new Everest SUV at its launch in Thailand.

Pricing has been announced for Ford's new Aussie-developed SUV the Everest, which will be launched in New Zealand in September.

Lexus puts the sport into SUV

The Lexus NX200t F Sport - powered by a very good turbocharged engine and offering specially sporting ride and handling.

The sporting version of the Lexus NX200t range is the model appropriately badged F Sport.

For life's journey

Odyssey more people-mover like than before which probably won't appeal to everyone.

Once the kids are done with car seats, the Honda Odyssey is fairly hard to beat for trafficking humans.

Toyota confirms new SUV model for NZ

The all new Toyota Fortuner which has been confirmed for the New Zealand market.

Toyota has confirmed a new SUV for the New Zealand market next year.

A peek inside the new Hilux

New Toyota HiLux SR5 dual-cab interior.

Tech and space upgrades highlight new work horse interior.

Volvo launches big new XC90

The new second-generation Volvo XC90, just launched in New Zealand.

When the first XC90 was launched in 2003 it was a game changer for Volvo.

Ten F1 cars for the open road gallery

The McLaren F1 was a true supercar built for the purist.

What happens when you take professional F1 technology and inject it into a road car?

New Navara continues Nissan ute heritage

The new NP300 Nissan Navara. This model is the top version, the $64,990 ST-X 4WD auto.

NZ's Great Battle of the Utes has just stepped up a notch with the arrival of a brand-new Nissan Navara.

Disco Sport starts new era

The Discovery Sport is a clever blend of traditional Land Rover and Range Rover design values with a crisp modern profile.

Land Rover's new Discovery Sport is set to fill the gap between the Japanese and German SUVs perfectly.

Subaru's Outback with six of the best

The Subaru Outback 3.6R Sport Premium looks very much the rest of the Outback range - but under its bonnet is a larger engine with the most grunt.

If you want a Subaru Outback wagon with the most grunt and the sharpest performance, then the model with six cylinders under the bonnet is the vehicle of choice.

Super velocity Range Rover is special gallery

Raining Datsun cogs on photography day, but never has 405kW been so ably deployed in such conditions.

The stunning Range Rover Sport SVR is the most powerful Land Rover ever, yet it’s still a sophisticated SUV befitting the badge.

Upgrade adds spice to Tiguan

R-Line upgrade adds spice to the VW Tiguan's exterior.

Just as there's now an R-Line version of the Golf, so too the Tiguan 2WD.

Benz readies SUV blitz

The Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe, which will be available from September with diesel and petrol engines and as an AMG model.

Within a few months the German luxury vehicle manufacturer Mercedes-Benz will have at least 20 different SUVs on sale in New Zealand.

Land Rover creates one-of-a-kind Defender

''Defender 2,000,000'' has been created to be a tribute to almost seven decades of Land Rover production in the Solihull plant, UK.

Land Rover reveals a unique vehicle to commemorate a Series Land Rover and Defender milestone.

A right royal Range Rover

This is no gas-guzzler, Her Majesty the Queen's new Range Rover is a hybrid, her subjects will be able to order theirs next year.

Queen's fourth ''State Review'' vehicle from Land Rover made its debut during her recent birthday celebrations.

New Benz SUV range revealed

A new Mercedes-Benz GLE coupe.

Mercedes-Benz unveils an eight-model fleet of new GLE SUVs in Germany that will soon arrive in NZ.

New Holden ute targets Ranger Wildtrak

The new flagship of Holden's ute range, the Colorado Z71.

Holden has taken aim at Ford's popular Wildtrak Ranger variant with a rivalling flagship Colorado called the Z71.

Ford Wildtrak revealed gallery

Ford has revealed its flagship 2015 Ranger Wildtrak ute.

Ford has revealed its smartest and safest workhorse ute.

Renault ute teased

Renault has teased its new Nissan Navara based ute.

Renault is ready to whip the covers off its four-door ute.

New BMW X1 unveiled

BMW has revealed its new X1 SUV.

Entry level BMW SUV now offers choice of front- or four-wheel drive.

Hyundai confirms baby SUV plans

The China-only Hyundai ix25 paved the way for Hyundai's upcoming Creta.

Hyundai confirms plans to build a city-sized SUV to rival the likes of Mazda's CX-3 and the Honda HR-V.

Big Ford truck sadly not for us

Ford's King Ranch F-150 at a special photo shoot at the King Ranch from which the name was derived, undertaken by Texas State Photographer Wyman Meinzer.

Ford is big on promoting its global sourcing of vehicles, however, here's one we all want but they won't give us.

New Q7 is better everywhere

The new Q7 seems a fair bit smaller and generally less imposing than its predecessor.

New Q7 is lighter, nimbler, quieter and less imposing while offering big gains in interior practicality and useable space.

Honda Odyssey L is leather luxury

The Honda Odyssey L - similar on the outside to its sibling the S - but all leather and luxury on the inside.

Luxury is the simple difference between the two versions of Honda's latest Odyssey people-mover available in NZ.

Hey ute owners! Want a Demilitarised Zone Special?

See it? A SsangYong Actyon militarised ute, resplendent in its camo paint.

If you thought you'd seen everything on the ute market in New Zealand, SsangYong will have thinking again.

A more menacing Mercedes-Benz G-wagen gallery

Prindiville's Indomitable G based on the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG G-wagen.

A British visual tuning company has endeavoured to make the Mercedes-Benz G-wagen even more aggressive looking.

Photos leak of 2016 Toyota HiLux

Leaked photos have revealed more details about the 2016 Toyota HiLux.

Fresh interior and exterior pics reveal a less worksite-oriented HiLux.

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